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Apr 2021
Anti-Fibrotic Therapies Possible for Glaucoma
Researchers from the University of Birmingham in the UK are paving the way for promising new anti-fibrotic therapies to be developed for the treatment of open angle glaucoma...
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Apr 2021
Jeffrey’s Story
There is a strong history of glaucoma in my family, my paternal grandfather had glaucoma, my mother had glaucoma, and both had very poor vision when they passed...
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Apr 2021
Latanoprost – A Lasting Glaucoma Breakthrough
The quest for a ‘Holy Grail’ treatment has always boiled down to three factors: universal effectiveness, reduced side effects and compliance...
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Apr 2021
How to Support a Loved One Living With Glaucoma
In this article Glaucoma Australia's clinical volunteer, Tessa Gatt-Rutter shares 3 simple ways you can support your loved one as they progress through their glaucoma journey...
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Mar 2021
Michelle's Story
"...I am so thankful to all the wonderful medical staff that work so hard for their patients...and to the generosity of family members who help facilitate organ donation, so that people like myself can receive the gift of sight..."
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Mar 2021
My Copenhagen story: indeed, ‘The world is bright, save your sight’!
'...previously I had not felt any pain to alert me that my eyesight was under serious threat. This is why eye specialists call glaucoma the “silent thief of sight”.'
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Mar 2021
Maria's Story
I’m happy that this was diagnosed early, before any damage was done...
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Mar 2021
Researchers Identify 127 Glaucoma Genes in Largest Study of its Kind
Ten Australian institutions involving some of the country’s most prominent glaucoma researchers were involved in the international effort which analysed genes in more than 34,000 people with glaucoma across multiple ancestries for the first time...
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Mar 2021
Veronica Sets Her Sights on Independence After Glaucoma Diagnosis
Blue Mountains - based, Veronica Dooley, now 92 years old, was diagnosed with glaucoma more than 32 years ago...
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